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died for thee, and feed on nim in precious death and passion of the end thy heart by faith, with thanks- dear Son. And we most humbly giving.

beseech thee, heavenly Father, tilaina so to assist us with thy


that # And the Minister who delivereth the Cup, shall say,

we may continue in that holy fel er THE Blood of our Lord Jesus lowship, and do all such good end

Christ, which was shed for works as inou hast prepared for us thee, preserve thy body and soul to walk in, throug! Jesus Christ le unto everlasting life: Drink this our Lord; to whom, with thee, and in remembrance that Christ's blood the Holy Ghost, be all honour and was shed for thee, and be thankful. glory, world without end. Amen. 1 If the consecrated Bread and Wine

T Then shall be said or sung, all standspent before all have communi

ing, Gloria in excelsis, or some procated, the Priest is to consecrate

per Hymn from the Selcction. more, according to the Form before GLORY be to God on high, and content prescribed; beginning at-All glory

on earth peace, good will topic be to thee, Almighty God -and ending wards men.

praise thee, we with these words--Partakers of his bless thee, we worship thee, we most blessed Body and Blood. 9 When all have comminunicated, the for thy great glory, O Lord God, in

glorify thee, we give thanks to the IT Minister shall return to the Lord's heavenly King, God the Father what remaineth of the consecrated Almighty. Elements, covering the same with o Lord, the only begotten Son a fair linen Cloth.

Jesus Christ; O Lord God, Lambert T Then shall the Minister say the of God, Son of the Father, that

Lord's Prayer, the People repeating takest away the sins of the world, after him every petition.

have mercy upon us. Thou that Hallowed be thy Name; Thy have mercy upon us. Thou that I mis

of Kingdom come; Thy Will be done takest away the sins of the world, on Earth, as it is in Heaven; Give receive our prayer. Thou that us this day our daily bread'; And sittest at the right hand of God forgive us our trespasses, as we the Father, have mercy upon us. forgive those who trespass against For thou only art holy: thou only us; And lead us not into tempta- art the Lord; thou only, 0 Christ

, tion; But deliver us from evil : with the Holy Ghost, art most For ihine is the Kingdom, and the High in the glory of God the Fa Power, and the Glory, for ever, and

ther. Amen. ever. Amen.

9 Then the Priest (the Bishop, if he he ha 1 'After shall be said as followeth:

present) shall let them depart with ALMIGHTY

and everliving ihis blessing: God, we most heartily, thanks THE peace of God, which panel thee, for that thou dost vouchsafe eth all understanding, keep to feed us who have duly received your hearts and minds in the knowthese holy Mysteries, with the ledge and love of God, and of his spiritual food of the most precious Son Jesus Christ our Lord: And Body and Blood of thy Son our the blessing of God Almighty, the Saviour Jesus Christ; and cost Father, the Son, and the Holy assure us thereby of thy favour and Ghost, be amongst you, and remains goodness towards us; and that we with you always. Amen. are very members incorporate in a Collecu that may be said after the the mystical body of thy Son, which Collects of Morning or Evening Praya is the blessed company of all faith- er, or Communion, at the discretion ful people; and are also heirs of the Minister. through hope of thy everlasting A SSIST us mercifully, O Lord ,


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your prayers, and dispose the way of seech thee to have compassion upon

thy servants towards the attain- our infirmities; and those things um ment of everlasting salvation; that which for our unworthiness we

among all the changes and chances dare not, and for our blindness we of this mortal life, they may ever cannot ask, vouchsafe to give us, be defended by thy most gracious for the worthiness of thy Son Jesus and ready help, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. Christ our Lord. Amen.


LMIGHTY God, who hast proGRANT, we beseech thee, Al- A mised to hear the petitions of

mighty God, that the words those who ask in thy Son's name; which we have heard this day with we beseech thee mercifully to in our outward ears, may, through cline thine ears to us who have thy grace, be so grafted' inwardly now made our prayers and suppliin our hearts, that they may bring cations unto thee; and grant, that forth in us the fruit of good living; those things which we have faitlito the honour and praise of thy fully asked arcording to thy will, name, through Jesus Christ our may effectually be obtained ; to the Lord. Amen.

relief of oui necessity, and to the DIRECT us, O Lord, in all our setting forth of thy glory, through

doings,' with thy 'most gra- Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. cious favour, and further us with thy continual help; that in all our Days (if there be no Sermon or com

1 Upon the Sundays and other Holy works begun, continued, and ended in' thee, we may glorify thy holy pointed at the Communion, unto the "name; and finally, by thy mercy, end of the Gospel, concluding with obtain everlasting life, through Je- the Blessing. And if any of the sus Crist our Lord. Amen. ALMIGHTY God, the fountain after the Communion, it shall not be

of all wisdom, who knowest Minister and other communicants our necessities before we ask, and shall, immediately after the Blessing, our ignorance in asking; we be- reverently eat and drink the same.


To be used in the Church. | The people are to be admonished, that it is most convenient that Baptism should not be administered but upon Sundays and other Holy Days, or Prayer Days. Nevertheless (if necessity so require) Baptism may be administered upon any other day. There shall be for every Male Child to be baptized, when they can be had, two Godfathers and one Godmother; and for every Female, one Godfather and two Godmothers; and Parents shall be adınitted as Sponsors, if it be desired. v When there are Children to be baptized, the Parents or Sponsors shall give knowledge thereof, before the beginning of Morning Prayer, to the Minister. And then the Godfathers and Godmothers, and the People with the Children, must be ready at the Font, either immediately after the last Lesson at Morning Prayer, prelse immediately after the last Lesson at Evening Prayer. < as the Minister by his discretion shall appoint. And the Minister coming to the Font (which is then to be filled with pure Water) and standing there

shall say,

Hath this Child been already baptized, or no?
I li' they answer No; then shat the Minister proceed, as followeth :


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DEARLY beloved, forasın uch as ceive him, O Lord, as thou hast

all men are conecived and born promised by thy well-beloved Son, in sin; and our Saviour Christ saying, Ask, and ye shall have saith, None can enter into the king- seek, and ye shall find ; knock, and dom of God, except he be regene- it shail be opened unto you: Su rate and born anew of Water and give now unto us who ask ; let us of the Holy Ghost; I beseech you who seek, find; open the gate unto to call upon God the Father, us who knock'; that this Infantil through our Lord Jesus Christ, may enjoy the everlasting benedica that of his bounteous mercy, he tion of thy heavenly washing, and will grant to this Child that which may come to the eternal kingdom te lee by nature he cannot have ; that he which thou hast promised by Christ persoaced may be baptized with Water and our Lord. Amen. the Holy Ghost, and received into 1 Then the Minister shall say as fol Christ's holy Church, and be made lows: or else shall pass on to the x living member of the same. questions addressed to toe Sponsors; Then shall the Minister say,

and from the ice to the Prayer immediately before the linmersion, or lefani to

the pouring of Water on the Infantil ALMIGHTY and everlasting intermediate parts at least in ever this yra

But note; that, in every Church, the didst save Noah and his family in

-month (if there be a Baptism) fot the Ark from perishing by water; the better instructing of the People and also didst safely lead the chil- in the Grounds of Infant Baptisni. dren of Israel thy people through Hear the words of the Gospel, the Red Sea, figuring thereby thy written by Saint Mark, in the tenth holy Baptism; and by the Baptism chapter, at the thirteenth verse. of thy well-beloved Son Jesus Christ in the river Jordan, didst/ THEY brought young children

to Christ, that he should touch sanctify water, to the mystical them; and his disciples rebuked washing away of sin ; we beseech those who brought them. But sth our Lor thce, for thine infinite mercies, that when Jesus saw it, he was much thou wilt mercifully look upon this displeased, and said unto them, Child; wash hiin, and sanctify him Suffer the little children to come with the Holy Ghost; that he, be- unto me, and forbid them not; for ing delivered from thy wrath, may of such is the kingdomh of God. be received into the Ark of Christ's Verily I say unto you,

Whosoever Church; and being steadfast in shall not receive the kingdom of faith, joyful 'through hope, and God as a little child, he shall not rooted in charity, may so pass the enter therein. And he took them waves of this troublesome world, up in his arms, put his hands upon that finally he may come to the them, and blessed them. land of everlasting life; there to

TT After the Gospel is read, the Minis give him reign with thee, world without end,

ter shall make this brief Exhortatior through Jesus Christ our Lord.

upon the words of the Gospel: Amen.

BELOVED, ye hear in this Gos
T Or this.

pel the words of our Saviou ALMIGHTY and immortal God, Christ, that he commanded the

the aid of all who need, the children to be brought unto him helper of all who flee to thee for how he blamed those who would succour, the life of those who be- have kept them from him; how he lieve, and the resurrection of the exhorteth all men to follow their dead': we call upon thee for this innocency. Ye perceive how, by Infant, that he, coming to thy holy his outward gesture and deed, he Baptism, may receive remission of declared his good will toward them: sin, by spiritual regeneration. Re-{for he embraced them in his arms

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bei fois persuaded Coloured oa Dost thou,

in the name of this

be laud his hands upon them, and works, and constantly believe
blessed them. Doubt ye not there-God's' holy Word, and obediently
fore, but earnestly believe, that he keep hís Commandments.
will likewise favourably receive this
present Infant; that he will em-
brace him with the arms of his

thie Sponsors as follows; the Ques

tions being considered as ada.essed mercy; that he will give unto him to them severally; and the answers the blessing of eternal life, and to be made accordingly, make him Partaker of his everlast- I ing kingdom, we bewill of our heavenly Father towards all his works, the vain pomp and

Child, renounce the devil and this Infant, declared by his Son Je- glory of the world, with all coveta sus Christ; and nothing duubting, ous desires of the same, and the

but that he favourably alloweth sinlul desires of the flesh; so that
this charitable work of ours, in thou wilt not follow, nor be led by
bringing this Infant to his holy Bap-them?
tism; let us faithfully and devoutly Ans. I renounce them at ; and,

thanks unto him, and say,
LMIGHTY and everlasting to follow nor be led by them.

by God's help, will er.deavour not as thee humble thanks, that thou hast Articles of the Christian Faith, as - Touchsased to call us to the know- contained in the Apostles? Creed?

ledge of thy grace, and faith in Ans. I do. Ei thee: Increase this knowledge, and

Minis. Wilt thou be baptized confirm this faith in us evermore in this Faith? Give thy Holy Spirit to this Infant; Ans. That is my desire. that he may be born again, and be Minis. Wilt thou then obediently made an heir of everlasting salva- keep God's holy will and com

tion, through our Lord Jesus Christ, mandments, and walk in the same Is who liveth and reigneth with thee all the days of thy life?

and the Holy Spirit, now and for Ains. I will, by God's help. en ever. Amen.

T Then shall the Minister say, - T Then shall the Minister speak unto

the Godfathers and Godunothers in O MERCIFUL God, grant that DEARLY beloved,, ye have be so buried, that the new man may brought this Child here to be be raised up in him. Amen.

; ye have prayed thai our Grant that all sinful afiections Lord Jesus Christ would youchsafe may die in him, and that all things to receive him, to release him from belonging to the spirit may live sin, to sanctify him with the Holy and grow in him. Amen. Ghost

, to give him the kingdom of Grant that he may have power heaven and everlasting life. Ye and strength to have victory, and to have heard also that our Lord Jesus triumph against the devil, the world, Christ hath promised, in his Gos- and the flesh. Amen. pél

, to grant all these things that Grant that whosoever is here defe have prayed for; which promise, dicated to thee hy our Office and be for his part will most surely Ministry, may also be endued with keep and perform. Wherefore, after heavenly virtues, and everlastingly this promise made by Christ, this rewarded, through thy mercy, 0 Infant must also faithfully, for his blessed Lord God, who dosť live part

, promise by you that are his and govern all things, world withfureties (until he come, of age to out end. Amen. bele it upon himself) that he will ALMIGHTY, everliving



Son Jesus Christ, for the forgiveness prayers unto him, that this Chila of our sins, did shed out of his most may lead the rest of his life accordprecious side both water and blood; ing to this beginning. and gave commandment to his dis

I Then shall be said, all kneeling, ciples, that they should go teach name of the Father, and of the

Son, Kingdom

come; Thy Will be dona all nations, and baptize them in the OUR Father, who art in Heaven


Hallowed' be thy Name; Thy? and of the Holy Ghost; regard, we beseech thee, the supplications of

on Earth, as it is in Heaven ; Give thy Congregation ; sanctify this wa- forgive us our trespasses, as we

us this day our daily bread; And of sin ; and grant that this Child, forgive those who trespass against now to be baptized therein, may

us; And lead us not into temptareceive the fulness of thy grace, and tion; But deliver us from evil.

Amen. ever remain in the number of thy faithful children, through Jesus

1 Then shall the Minister say, Christ our Lord. Amen.

WE yield the hearty thanks, 1 Then the Minister shall take the Child

most merciful Father, that it into his hands, and shall say to the hath pleased thee to regenerate this Godfathers and Godmothers, Infant with thy, Holy Spirit, to re

Name this Child. ceive him for thine own Child by And then, naming it after them, adoption, and to incorporate him - he sha!l dip it in the Water discreetly, into thy holy Church. ` And humor shall pour Water !ipon it, saying, bly we beseech thee to grant,

that N. , ,

I baptize thee in the name of he, being dead unto sin, and living and of the Holy Ghost. Amen. II Then the Minister shall say,

ried with Christ in his death, may WE receive this Child into the crucify the old man, and utterly Congregation of Christ's

sin1 Flock, and do* sign Death of thy Son, he may also be

that as he is made Partaker of the * Here the Mi- him with the sign nister shall make of the Cross ; in to- Partaker of his Resurrection; so child's forehead. ken that hereafter that finally, with the residue of the he shall not be

holy Church, he may be an Inhe ashamed to confess the faith of ritor of thine everlasting Kingdom, Christ crucified, and manfully to through Christ our Lord. Amen. fight under his banner, against sin, " Then, all standing up, the Minister the world, and the devil; and to

shall say to the Godfathers and God

mothers this Exhortation following continue Christ's faithful soldier and servant unto his life's end. FORASMUCH as this Chili

hath promised by you his Sure! If those who present the Infant shall ties, to renounce the devil and all

desire the sign of the Cross to be his works, to believe in God, and to omitted, although the Church knows serve him ; ye must remember, that no worthy cause of scruple concern- it is your parts and duties to see that ing the same yet, in that case, the this Infant be taught, so soon as he above which follows the Immersion, shall be able to learn, what a or the pouring of Water on the In- solemn vow, promise, and profes

sion he hath jere made by you ? Then shall the Minister say, And that he may know these things SEEING now dearly beloved the better, ye shall call upon him to brethren, that this Child is rege-jhear Sermons;

and chiefly ye shall nerate, and grafted into the body of provice, that he may learn the Christ's Church ; let us give

thanks Creed, the Lord's Prayer, and the unto Almighty God for these bene- Ten Commandments, and all other fits, and with one accord make our things which a Christian ought to


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